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Yearly Archives: 2016

My original 3D Mesh Designs

My mesh designs are all handcrafted by me in my studio in North Palm Beach. These creations are designed on paper and crafted with wire. I used sterling over copper wire, antique brass wire and 14 k gold filled wire. The designs and creations are…


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Inspiration from Art Basel Miami

We are fortunate to live near Miami, Florida where we can visit the 100’s of Art exhibits that come to the area in the first week of December. Miami Beach, Downtown Miami, the Miami Design District, Midtown Miami and Wynwood Art District are where…


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Inspirations from my Florida garden and yard

Everyday, I go out into my garden and look at the flowers that are in bloom. We are so lucky to live in South Florida where there are delicious, gorgeous flowers all year long.

The colors are so vibrant and fresh looking, they seem to…


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Felted Wool Necklace

Today, I would like to show you some of my felted wool necklaces. I have always love textiles and became interested in hand dyed wool while living in Connecticut.

While visiting the Hampton’s, I was lucky enough to take lessons from Irene Heckel who is…


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Hand cut fringe on my necklaces

I am thinking about all the wonderful necklaces that I make with fringe.

Fringe is a flirty trim and has an element of surprise. All of my fringe is hand cut by me. I used different types of leather, mostly lambskin and also embossed, vintage…


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Snorkeling on the Big Island gives me color inspiration!

I cannot express enough how beautiful the coral reefs are in Hawaii.

We love the big Island and have found the most wonderful beaches. Our favorite is Honaunau Bay aka “two steps” is considered the best of all the Hawaiian Islands.

This beach is such an  incredible…


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Chocolate Lava Necklaces

Hi Everyone,

Today, I would love to introduce you to my beautiful lava necklaces.  I design and hand craft these interesting necklaces in my studio in North Palm Beach, Florida. I purchased my lava from a vendor off the island, as you are not allowed to removed any…


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Hawaiian Leis are full of beauty and inspiring color!

Loved seeing these, fresh Hawaiian leis as we arrived at the airport in Kona, Hawaii. This was a beautiful site to behold in this tropical paradise

We just returned from the Big Island in Hawaii, although I spent most of my time in Kona, we…


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Uniformity Show at the museum at FIT

FIT is a place that I am especially fond of, they always have such interesting shows on fashion. I take away such inspiration and education when visiting this museum and to top it off, it is free. The Museum is closed on Mondays but…


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Manus and Machina Show at the Met

The Costume Institute’s spring 2016 exhibition explores how fashion designers are reconciling the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready to wear.

With more than 170 ensembles dating from the early 20th century to the the present, the exhibition…


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